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imagesIt’s easier to write about clothes than to make them.

– Suzy Menkes, fashion journalist.

Ms. Menkes goes on to make the point that it helps to write well about fashion when you know a little something about how clothing is constructed. Before going into fashion journalism she studied fashion design.

 

On another note regarding Ms. Menkes’ hairstyle, she’s been sporting what she calls a coif since the 1980s. She says that her hairstylist came up with it when Ms. Menkes complained that her long hair got into her eyes while she wrote at her desk. According to Ms. Menkes, her husband wasn’t a fan of this style and I have to agree. But it is distinctive and now, for her, it’s a signature look.

 

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Photo courtesy of The New York Times.

Photo courtesy of The New York Times.

As the fashion carousel spins ever faster, the concern is that,
while the stream of newness never runs out, there’s going to be a good deal more
crash and burn among designers in the future.

– Suzy Menkes, style editor for the British newspaper The International Herald Tribune. Read more of what Ms. Menkes has to say in her article: Sign of the Times: The New Speed of Fashion in the current issue of T Magazine published by the New York Times.

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